“Orbis transforms lives through the prevention and treatment of blindness. With their network of partners, they train, treat and inspire local teams so they can save sight in their communities.
As a leading global non-governmental organization that has been a pioneer in the prevention and treatment of blindness for over 35 years, Orbis is fighting to cure avoidable blindness around the world by ensuring that everyone has access to quality eye care, no matter where they live. Orbis transforms lives by delivering the skills, resources and knowledge needed to deliver accessible quality eye care. Working in collaboration with local partners including hospitals, universities, government agencies and ministries of health, Orbis provides hands-on ophthalmology training, strengthens healthcare infrastructure and advocates for the prioritization of eye health on public health agendas. Orbis operates several groundbreaking programs, including the world’s only Flying Eye Hospital and the award-winning telemedicine platform, Cybersight. Find out more about their history of fighting blindness on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.”